Russia – 7,566,673 km2
Russia has the longest continuous coastline of any other country in the world. The coast here extends 37.653 km with a sea area of 7,566,673 km2. Most of the sea is located in the Arctic and Pacific seas. Other coasts lie along the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea to the south. Because most of these coasts are located in waters that are frozen for many months of the year.
Russia has few year-round estuaries. Despite this restriction, traffic and fishing still take place throughout the waters here. As the country with the largest land area in the world, but the sea area is also relatively important affecting economic development. Russia’s sea area is mainly thanks to the contribution of the sea owned by the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Arctic Ocean, and the Pacific Ocean.
New Zealand – 4,083,744 km2
New Zealand is located along the North – Northeast axis, over 1600 km long, with a maximum width of 400 km .. The coastline is about 15.000 km and the total land area is 268.000 km². Due to its remote islands and long coastline, New Zealand has rich marine resources. The island nation’s exclusive economic zone ranks first in the world in terms of area, more than 15 times the land area. New Zealand waters occupy an area of 4,083,744 km .2, which is 15 times the land area of this country.
This number is also very variable based on data on the size of the seas. An announcement by the government of this country 2007 brought the figure to nearly 4,300,000 km2. New Zealand has many rare species of creatures living in the sea and islands of this country such as: Snares penguins, dinosaur-like reptiles – Tuatara lizards, or sea lions.
Japan – 4,479,388 km2
Japan is an island nation in the East Asia-Pacific region. Japan is surrounded by the ocean with an area of up to 4,479,388 km2 .. To the south and east of the sea are the Japanese islands of Honshu, Hokkaido and Kyushu. To the north is the Russian island of Sakhalin, to the west is the mainland of Russia, North Korea and South Korea. The sea opens to the Pacific Ocean through the Korea Strait in the south. The sea can be divided into three basins. The Japan Basin in the north has the greatest depth, the Yamato Basin in the southeast and the less deep Tsushima in the southwest. The coast of the eastern islands is wide and fairly flat, in contrast to the mainland coasts, especially the coast of the Korean peninsula, which are steep, rough, and rocky.
Although the Sea of Japan has a colder climate than the Pacific Ocean, it often brings cool air to the Japanese archipelago. The Sea of Japan does not have many large islands. Most of the smaller islands are concentrated near the east coast, with the exception of Ulleungdo Island (Korea). Coming to the country of cherry blossoms, visitors can not only visit modern buildings, unique architecture imbued with cultural imprints, but also go to “kaisui yokujo” – the common name for beautiful beaches where you can swim. such as: Nanki Shirahama Sea, Emerald Sea, Ohama Sea.
Chile – 3,681,989 km2
The Republic of Chile is a country in South America, with a long and narrow coastline between the Andes mountains and the Pacific Ocean. With the Pacific Ocean as the western limit, Chile borders Peru to the North, Bolivia to the East – North and Argentina to the East. The southernmost limit of Chile is the Drake Strait. Along with Ecuador, it is one of only two countries in South America that do not have a border with Brazil.
The coastline is 6.435 km long, with a long and narrow coastline between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. With a sea area of 3,681,989 km2. Chile also claims over 1.250.000 km² of Antarctic territory, which has been denied by the Antarctic Treaty.
Canada – 5,599,077 km2
Canada is a North American country. The North is bordered by the North Pole and the state of Alaska, the South by the United States. It is the second largest country in the world, after the Russian Federation, and is located at the northernmost tip of North America. Canada’s territory stretches from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west, and borders the Arctic Ocean in the north. To the south, Canada borders the United States by the longest unprotected border in the world. On the east coast are the islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon (French).
The country of the maple trees is the country with the largest sea area in the world. With a total area of up to 891,163 km2. Located at the northernmost tip of North America, Canada shares a system of five great lakes with the United Sates. These lakes make up the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world, also known as the inland sea. This is also the reason why water accounts for 8,93% of the total area of Canada and makes this country in the top 7 of the list.
United States – 11,351,000 km2
The United States is a country in the Western Hemisphere. The United States of America consists of 50 contiguous states on the North American continent. Alaska, a peninsula that forms the northwesternmost part of North America, and the island of Hawaii, an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. The country also has many American territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. The United States shares borders with Canada and Mexico and a body of water bordering Russia.
The United States of America is a rich country in all fields with developed industry, economic potential, vast natural resources and also a country has the second largest sea area in the world. The United States shares a border on the Great Lakes system with Canada and owns many beautiful beaches such as: Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Oahu, Hawaii, Siesta Beach in Florida, Coronado Beach in California, Hamoa Beach in Maui .
France – 11,691,000 km2
France is a country located in Western Europe, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (Bay of Biscay), and the English Sea between Belgium and Spain. France is located to the southeast of Great Britain and borders the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Spain. France is the largest country in Western Europe by area.
France, on the other hand, has many regions and overseas territories scattered across all the oceans of the planet. France has the largest exclusive economic zone in the world, covering 11,691,000 square kilometers. The French EEZ accounts for about 8% of the total area of all the EEZs in the world, while the land area of the French Republic accounts for only 0,45% of the total land area of the world. stop.
Australia – 8,505,348 km2
On 1 August 8, Australia declared an exclusive economic zone extending to 1994 nautical miles from the country’s coastline from the original 200 nautical miles. The sea area expands up to 8,505,348 km2. With nearly 50.000 kilometers of coastline, Australia has around 10.000 amazing beaches, more than any other country in the world. The beaches are always favored by nature, each with its own nuance.
Located on the Indo-Australian plate, surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, the land of kangaroos not only has a large land area but also possesses many attractive tourist destinations. Among them is the Great Barrier Reef (Dai Bao Bao) stretching on the Queensland coast. Great Ocean Road, Australia’s most beautiful coastal road, where nature seems to have bestowed everything necessary and just a little more human intelligence to turn it into an eternal heritage. This is home to the world’s largest coral system and also the longest marine park with coral reefs and colorful creatures like an underwater kaleidoscope.
Indonesia – 6,159,032 km2
Indonesia is an island country located in Southeast Asia, between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It is strategically located along the major sea lanes connecting East Asia, South Asia and Oceania. Therefore, it is not surprising that the “land of ten thousand islands” – Indonesia is in the top 6 countries with the largest sea area. Because here It is not only a country with countless large and small islands but also located in a strategic position in the world sea transport..
Indonesia is also home to a large seaport for ships passing through on the shipping route through the Straits of Malacca, Sunda and Lombok. Of which 50% of total global sea trade is transported through these three straits.
United Kingdom – 6,805,586 km2
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, referred to as Britain for short, is the fifth largest country in terms of sea area with 5 square kilometers.. Surrounding England is the Atlantic Ocean, of which the North Sea is to the east and the English Channel to the south. When leaving the busy and ancient cities of the foggy country, you will still be impressed with a quiet England with golden sands and vast blue sea.
According to TripAdvisor, Rhossili Bay in Gower has been ranked as the most beautiful beach in England and ranked 9th in the most beautiful beaches in the world. This is also an ideal beach for vacationers in the summer. Coming here you will enjoy the fresh and quiet atmosphere.